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Including smoking status as a new vital sign: it works!

Including smoking status as a new vital sign: it works! Despite the adverse health consequences of smoking, many physicians still neglect to counsel smokers to quit. This study evaluated the effect of including smoking status as a vital sign on the frequency of physician discussions with patients about smoking and physician advice to quit smoking. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of family practice Pubmed

Including smoking status as a new vital sign: it works!

The Journal of family practice , Volume 40 (6): 6 – Jul 7, 1995

Including smoking status as a new vital sign: it works!


Abstract

Despite the adverse health consequences of smoking, many physicians still neglect to counsel smokers to quit. This study evaluated the effect of including smoking status as a vital sign on the frequency of physician discussions with patients about smoking and physician advice to quit smoking.

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ISSN
0094-3509
pmid
7775909

Abstract

Despite the adverse health consequences of smoking, many physicians still neglect to counsel smokers to quit. This study evaluated the effect of including smoking status as a vital sign on the frequency of physician discussions with patients about smoking and physician advice to quit smoking.

Journal

The Journal of family practicePubmed

Published: Jul 7, 1995

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